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DECLARATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY
During a time of campus emergency,
the Campus Police
shall place into effect
immediately the appropriate procedures necessary to meet the emergency, safeguard
persons and property, and maintain educational facilities. The Campus Police shall
immediately consult with the Emergency Director
and/or the
Campus Police Chief.
If unable to contact the above persons,
the
President
should be contacted directly
regarding the emergency and possible need
for a declaration of a state of emergency.
When this declaration is made, only registered students, faculty, staff and persons required
by employment are authorized to be present on campus. Those who cannot present
proper ID (registration or employee ID card, or other ID) showing their legitimate
business on campus will be asked to leave the campus. Unauthorized persons remaining
on campus may be subject to arrest.
In addition, only those faculty and staff members who have been assigned
Emergency
Response Team
duties or issued an emergency pass by the Campus Police Department
will be allowed to enter the disaster area.
In the event of earthquakes, aftershocks, fires, storms, or major disasters occurring in or
about the campus which involve College property the Campus Police officers will be
dispatched to determine the extent of any damage to College property.
DIRECTION AND COORDINATION
EMERGENCY DIRECTOR
The Vice President for Administration (VPA), or his designee, serves as the overall
Emergency Director
during any major emergency or disaster. The Emergency Director
will be responsible for all operational control and direction during a declared state of
emergency.
When an emergency occurs, the on-duty Campus Police supervisor will be in charge until
relieved by the
Emergency Response Team.